Younger than it looks

pumping-station

The Ashbridges Bay Pumping Station is one of my favourite pieces of waterfront whimsy. I hope it survives the upgrades that are coming. Apparently the structure is just over 40 years old. That surprises me. Certainly looks like 60s styling.

pumping-station-detail

Pumping Station M was built in 1970, 5 years after Toronto City Hall was completed and belongs to the same “Flash Gordon” aesthetic.

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